Ford F-150

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Base MSRP price range:
$25,800 - $55,070
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Ratings Category: Full-sized pickup trucks
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CR Model Summary
Redesigned for 2015, Ford's big-selling pickup truck has moved to an all-aluminum body, which saves about 700 pounds. Powertrain choices include a 3.5-liter V6, 2.7- or 3.5-liter turbo V6s, and a 5.0-liter V8, each paired with a six-speed automatic. Our F-150 with the 3.5-liter V6 delivers abundant power, and even the 2.7-liter is no slouch. In early testing we found the 2.7 gets 17 mpg overall, one mpg better than the turbo 3.5. The 2.7 is also slightly quicker in the 0-to-60 mph sprint. The cabin is very quiet, but the ride is a bit jittery. New safety offerings include lane-departure warning and blind-spot detection. Other notable features include a 360-degree-view camera and integrated loading ramps.
General Model Specs
Body styles
regular cab, extended cab, crew cab
Drive wheels
Rear, part-time, or selectable 4WD
3 front, 3 rear
Engines available
2.7-liter V6 turbo (325 hp)
3.5-liter V6 (282 hp)
3.5-liter V6 turbo (365 hp)
5.0-liter V8 (385 hp)
Transmissions available
6-speed automatic
Basic: 3/36
Powertrain: 5 year/ 60,000 mile
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First Drive - Ford F-150
The F-150 has been the country's best-selling truck for 37 years. So there's a lot riding on this redesign of this pickup. The new F-150 is built with an increased use of high-strength steel and aluminum, which contributes to excising an imp... More
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Reliability History - Ford F-150 (V6, EcoBoost)
Trouble spots by year 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Engine Major
Engine Cooling
Transmission Major
Transmission Minor
Drive System
Fuel System
Engine Minor
Electrical System
Safety Specs
Safety belts
Pretensioners, front/rear Yes/no
Air bags
Side air bags, front/rear Standard/no
Side curtain air bags Standard with rollover
Active safety features
Antilock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Daytime running lights Varies
Crash and rollover tests
IIHS front moderate overlap NA
IIHS front small overlap NA
IIHS side crash NA
IIHS rear crash NA
IIHS roof crush NA
NHTSA overall crash score 5
NHTSA overall frontal-crash score 5
NHTSA front-crash, driver/front passenger 5 / 5
NHTSA overall side-crash score 5
NHTSA side-crash, driver/rear passenger 5 / 5
NHTSA side pole-crash 5
NHTSA rollover, 2WD/4WD 4 / 4
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